intermediate intermediate  /ˌɪn tər ˈmi di ɪt/


  1. (n) a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  2. (v) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  3. (adj) lying between two extremes in time or space or state
  4. (adj) around the middle of a scale of evaluation

Derived Word(s)


  1. Out of their capsules come hook-armed embryos that claw their way through the intestines of the intermediate host and form cysts in its tissues.
  2. A further incentive is that Asia has never been friendlier for the novice and intermediate skier, thanks to softer currencies and the rise of a new destination, China.
  3. It has to be an intermediate state.


  1. Ottawa Area Intermediate School District honored with communication award

    The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District has received the 2013 Communicator Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for its pro-education campaign, Doing More. Together. partnership.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  2. Intermediate/Senior Basketball League

    Intermediate/Senior Basketball League - the I/S Basketball League completed play last week with championships for both divisions. In the 4-team Intermediate division the semi-finals saw Georgia Tech defeat Boston College 62-46. Samuel Alouidor (13) led Georgia Tech while Jose Harry (27) led Boston College. In the second game it was Stanford, behind Saide Smith (18) defeating U.N.C. 50-48. Walter ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Dorchester Reporter

  3. Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust (PIM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 20, 2013

    Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust (PIM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 20, 2013
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "It's helpful in the intermediate term," said Pawlenty. "In terms of an immediate boost, there's a lag time between when those things get approved and we actually get dirt moving."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: Washington Post

  2. "We've been there before, and intermediate layers between the platform and the developer ultimately produces sub-standard apps and hinders the progress of the platform," Jobs wrote in an e-mail response to Slepak's inquiry about the new clause.
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Wired News

  3. "I have very fond memories of living at Cressbrook and going to Tenterfield Intermediate High School as an eleven year old. It was a carefree time. We were three little girls who loved farm life - pet lambs, pet chooks and even a platypus that lived...
    on May 7, 2008 By: Quentin Bryce Source: Tenterfield Star

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